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designedly

[dih-zahy-nid-lee]
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adverb
  1. intentionally; purposely; deliberately.
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Origin of designedly

First recorded in 1650–60; designed + -ly
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Examples from the Web for designedly

Historical Examples

  • In the Theaetetus he is designedly held back from arriving at a conclusion.

    Theaetetus

    Plato

  • “You must have been up very early to get over here,” she said designedly.

    The Golden Woman

    Ridgwell Cullum

  • Could it be that she had gone there designedly to draw him on to a declaration?

    Luttrell Of Arran

    Charles James Lever

  • It is painful to speak of all this, and as far as possible we designedly avoid it.

  • It must not appear as though the subject was designedly chosen.


British Dictionary definitions for designedly

designedly

adverb
  1. by intention or design; on purpose; deliberately
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